French pop star Francoise Hardy wore white boots with her miniskirts and matching suit sets throughout the 1960s, go-go dancers were essentially synonymous with the shiny platform iteration, and don't forget while Nancy Sinatra sang "These Boots Are Made For Walkin" she was doing so in a pair of — you guessed it — white boots. Fast forward to 2019 and the trend is just as relevant as it once was. Street style stars have made white boots an outfit staple not just for winter, but year round. That said, there's really no way around the fact that a pair of bright white boots is far more of a statement than your ubiquitous black booties, which is not cause for panic or alarm but simply a call for a little outfit creativity.
As it usually goes these days, when one is in need of some fresh outfit ideas, the quickest way to fuel up is Instagram. A few taps and scrolls can open up a world of inspiration for not only accessible approaches to styling of-the-moment pieces (like white boots) but also versatile wardrobe staples (also white boots). Below you'll find 14 women who have illustrated with ease the best approaches to styling white boots this winter. There are power suits, there are blue jeans, and there are mini skirts — so there's a little something for every style. Scroll down to discover these ensembles and shop your favorite white boots along the way because as you now know, they'll never go out of style.
White Boot Outfit: Teddy Coat + White Ankle Boots
The Zoe Report's Senior Fashion Editor Aemilia Madden wears her pointed-toe white boots with a teddy bear coat and wide-leg jeans — a polished yet cozy winter combination.
White Boot Outfit: Furry Jacket + White Ankle Boots
Fact: The only thing better than a pair of statement white boots is a statement white coat worn with statement white boots.
White Boot Outfit: Suit + White Ankle Boots
If you've invested in a suit but want to avoid looking overly corporate, consider accessorizing with a pair of white boots to keep the look feeling professional, polished, and playful.
White Boot Outfit: Long Coat + White Knee-High Boots
A winter white look is always a good one to keep in your back pocket; team a beautiful coat with knee-high boots for an eye-grabbing outfit.
White Boot Outfit: Black Knit + White Ankle Boots
For days when you just can't even, black shirt + blue jeans + white boots = good to go.
White Boot Outfit: Leopard Coat + White Ankle Boots
To pair two cool trends together, try combining leopard print and white boots. Balance out the two with a lived-in tee and black jeans.
White Boot Outfit: Matching Skirt Set + White Ankle Boots
Give your aesthetic the French New Wave treatment and style a matching skirt set with white block-heel booties.
White Boot Outfit: Structured Blazer + White Mid-Calf Boots
Embrace the season's 80s trend with a shoulder pad-adorned blazer worn with low-heel white boots.
White Boot Outfit: Corduroy Pants + White Mid-Calf Boots
If you tend to gravitate towards neutrals, consider breaking it up with a brighter neutral by way of a white boot.
White Boot Outfit: High Slit Skirt + White Knee-High Boots
A high slit can feel intimidating to pull off, but style it with a crewneck jumper and thigh-high boots and your worries will be a thing of the past.
White Boot Outfit: Mixing Prints + White Ankle Boots
If you're going to test drive the print mixing trend (smart choice) add a couple of solid pieces into the look, like a white tee and booties.
White Boot Outfit: LBD + White Mid-Calf Boots
White boots are the answer to making a LBD more exciting—always.
White Boot Outfit: Printed Slip Skirt + White Knee-High Boots
For anyone who thought wearing a bucket hat, puffer coat, and slip skirt all together couldn't be done—it can be done and in large part thanks to the polishing effects of a pretty pair of white boots.
White Boot Outfit: Burnt Orange + White Ankle Boots
There's something about burnt orange and white together that consistently looks so photogenic.
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